…every day I decide to live, another person, someone, chooses to die. Their struggle is my struggle, but they have now gone while I still have a chance…
Easter is my favourite time of year. When I was growing up, we followed certain traditions. My family turned the house upside down and cleaned everything under the watchful eyes of my Ma, who instructed which new curtains should go up. New bed sheets, wares, vinyls on the kitchen floor... The entire
When the people we love wreck us, when sickness makes living hard and depression & trauma threaten to empty us…We just need remember the awesome power of being set free, and march on
Sometimes we're not always sure why we bother to hope against the darkness. We cannot see ahead as we feel our hands about, walking aimlessly in the pitch black, yet seeking. It is called blind faith. Believing in the absence of proof. This is faith. I am in short supply of optimism, but faith and
Hello my lovelies, I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU for all your positive feedback and likes on The Invisible F. I've received many private messages from people who suffer from fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression and other chronic illnesses who say it helps to know they're not alone. Sharing does help. It
It is love. Even with pain… it is love. The people I love and those who love me. And that is what drives my determination to keep fighting on.
I’d been to cinema three times to see Hollywood’s production of Les Miserables, Victor Hugo’s tale of several interconnecting lives, including an ex-convict’s search for redemption and a generation’s pursuit of happier times amid political turmoil. It inspires me every time. I’ve heard complaints of how melancholy the story is.
‘I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver’ – Maya Angelou I grew up with lessons of giving. But it wasn’t until I came to practise it that I realised the power in it. I can try to tell you but I struggle to put it